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Guest Occupation: CEO Executive Producer at GWEN Global LLC and CEO of Global Women's Empowerment Network
Guest Biography:

Tess Cacciatore is Founder and CEO of Global Women's Empowerment Network (a 501c3) & CEO/Executive Producer at GWEN Global LLC a for-profit company dedicated to social impact & positive change in the entertainment arena.

Guest Category: Arts, Business, Entertainment, Philosophy, Emotional Health and Freedom, Personal Development, Self Help, Society and Culture, TV & Film
Guest Occupation: Accountant, Humanitarian, medium, crystal master, and spiritual guide
Guest Biography:


After selling a successful accounting practice, Bonnie is devoting her time to humanitarian work to improve quality of life overall and end child and human trafficking.  

In 2021, Bonnie moved cross country and was immediately taken in by Awake and Bold as an ambassador, working as part of a team to educate communities and be a part of the solution to end trafficking locally and worldwide.

Bonnie also works as a medium, crystal master, and spiritual guide helping clients to receive profound messages from loved ones who have past.

Guest Category: Health & Lifestyle, Kids & Family, Philosophy, Self Help, Society and Culture, Spiritual, Psychic & Intuitive
Guest Occupation: Curator in the Division of Political and Military History at the National Museum of American History of the Smithsonian Institution
Guest Biography:

Jon Grinspan is a historian of American democracy, youth, and popular culture. He is a curator of political history at the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History and a frequent contributor to the New York Times.

Guest Category: History, Kids & Family, Politics & Government, Self Help, Variety
Guest Occupation: Former Police Commander and Alcohol and Drug Addiction Counselor and Author of Christ Centered Healing
Guest Biography:

Norm Wielsch was a police officer for 26 years, sixteen of those as an undercover narcotics agent rising to the position of Commander. In 1998, Norm was diagnosed with an incurable neuro-muscular disease that caused the loss of feeling, mobility, and strength in his hands and feet. After 30 surgeries he developed an addiction to opioids and was later diagnosed with work-related PTSD.

After a failed suicide attempt, Norm made a series of poor decisions that landed him in federal prison, where he answered the calling of God and the calling to minister to police officers who are suffering from trauma.

While in prison, Norm obtained a master’s degree in Theology and Christian Counseling, a Doctorate Degree in Christian Counseling, and a Certificate as a California Registered Alcohol and Drug Addiction Counselor. Norm is also the author of the book: Christ Centered Healing of Trauma: Healing a Broken Heart.

Guest Category: Health & Lifestyle, Psychology, Emotional Health and Freedom, Mental Health, Personal Development, Christianity, Self Help, Inspirational, Spiritual
Guest Occupation: en·tre·pre·neur, Chief Innovation Officer at, Host of the Not Almost There Podcast and co-founder of GO Brewing, first Non-alcoholic production w/ taproom in Illinois
Guest Biography:

en·tre·pre·neur, Chief Innovation Officer at, Host of the Not Almost There Podcast and co-founder of GO Brewing, first Non-alcoholic production w/ taproom in Illinois

Guest Category: Health & Lifestyle, Kids & Family, Self Help, Variety
Guest Occupation: Fitness Specialist, Award Winning Author, Radio Host & member of the National Fitness HOF
Guest Biography:

Tracy is an award winning author. She has been in the fitness industry for over two decades. She is the owner of Tracy's Personal Training, Pilates & Yoga Studio. Tracy is the 2021 IDEA Personal Trainer of the Year and she was one of the three IDEA 2020 Finalist. She is a NFHOF Pro (National Fitness Hall of Fame) 2019 Recognized as one of "Today's Top Trainers" Tracy is the 2019 Medical Fitness Professional of the Year, first runner up. She has been recognized for her work and books worldwide. She has created a the CEC Course Stroke Recovery Training. Her course can be found at the Functional Training Institute. Her books and videos have helped many stroke survivors in recovery worldwide. She has studied throughout the years and has established great knowledge and holds many certifications. College Certified by  O.C.C. Health &  Physical Education Division: Health Fitness Specialist & Personal Trainer Dance & Group Exercise Leader Certificate in Fitness, Nutrition Certified Biomechanics Specialist, AFAA Primary Group Certification and more....Click Here for Tracy's Resume & Education

Tracy was born and raised in Long Beach California. Her plan is to be back in Long Beach  by summer 2021.  Covid closed her business in Oregon and she looks forward to being back home and the new adventures and changes to come. 

Her first book, The Stroke of an Artist, The Journey of a Fitness Trainer and a Stroke Survivor published in November of 2017. Her second book Tipping Toward Balance, A Fitness Trainer's Guide to Stability and Walking, published March of 2018. Her third book Stroke Recovery, What Now?, When Physical Therapy Ends, But Your Recovery Continues, published December 2018 and her fourth book is The Power of Your Spine, How Back Strength and Posture Pilots the Entire Body, published in October of 2019.  Her 5th book is Dear Stroke You suck, A The Journey of a Fitness Trainer and a Stroke Survivor, Published April 2020, Her 6th book is Stroke Recovery, Regaining Arm Movement. Published May 2020. Her 7th Book is Stroke Recovery Leg Stability and Walking Gait, Published August 2020. Her 8th book, Your Brain, The Engine to Your Body. Published August 2020. Tracy has two new books coming out this year, 2020. Her 9th book, Your Brain, Kid's Edition. Published November 2020. All of Tracy Markley's books have a chapter on anatomy, movement, biomechanics and knowledge of human movement. The Power of Your Spine book is all anatomy. Tracy believes that knowledge brings power in the strengthening and healing of our bodies for over all better health, balance, walking and function. Her books have been read world wide and have helped thousands of people. 

In 2018 Tracy was asked to be on the Education Advisory Board for the Medfit Foundation. She was asked if she would write a CEC course on stroke recovery and exercise.  She created this fitness professional education course:
Stroke Recovery Training CEC Course, for professionals to gain more education to help survivors continue in recovery safe and effectively.


Guest Category: Health & Lifestyle, Kids & Family, Self Help, Sports & Recreation, Variety
Guest Occupation: Entertainment Executive
Guest Biography:

Machat has been a worldwide entertainment attorney, music publisher, manager of music talent, and record label owner as well as film producer, among other commercial endeavors. His clients have included Electric Light Orchestra, Genesis, Peter Gabriel, Phil Collins,Ready for the World, Leonard Cohen, Phil Spector, Stacey Jackson, Snoop Dogg, New Edition, Bobby Brown, Manu DiBango, Rita Lee,and new artists from Sweden, Yung Lean and The Sad Boys.

Join me June 8th at 11am as I your host Pamela L Henderson, have this personal conversation with one of the top music executives in the entertainment Industry see you there !

Guest Category: Arts, Business, Education, Entertainment, Music, Philosophy, Society and Culture, TV & Film, Variety
Guest Occupation: TV Show Host, Author, Divine Path Life Coach, International Motivational Speaker
Guest Biography:

Leora Leon is a published author, TV Show Host, Divine Path Life Coach, Energy Healer, Teacher/Coach, and an International Motivational Speaker. Leora learned how to overcome successfully, any trial or tribulation that came her way. Never giving up, with determination, extensive education, and training, she discovered the secrets to leading a happy and successful life. Leora has studied Metaphysics for over 30 years.

Her existence has been an entire life of multiple trials and tribulations, ranging from childhood physical and sexual abuse, rape, Stage 3 breast cancer, and domestic abuse. She raised a child with severe autism who died at the age of 25. Then, through a DNA study, Leora discovered that she had an entirely new family, only to have my biological father shun me. And there were many more lessons in between. All of which made her who she is today. Through her educational journey, she have discovered that she chose all of this to help others navigate their own life experiences. Her latest book "The Powers in You: Tap into your superpowers and change your life", is available now: 

Discover more about Leora here:

Pick up a copy of her book here:

Or join her upcoming workshop (and receive a .PDF to join in: )
Details here:
The Powers In You Workbook Workshop: This workshop will give all the tools you need to change your to change your life and live the life you desire!


Guest Category: Arts, Education, Health & Lifestyle, Kids & Family, Medicine, Physics & Metaphysics, Psychology, Science, Self Help
Guest Occupation: Dr Joanna Kujawa is an author, scholar, and spiritual detective.
Guest Biography:

How is the lineage of the Goddess now resurfacing in our collective experience of spirituality?  My guest is Dr Joanna Kujawa, the author of The Other Goddess: Mary Magdalene and the Goddesses of Eros and Secret Knowledge. She is a scholar, and spiritual detective, who received her BA and MA from the Pontifical Institute for Medieval Studies in Canada, and her Ph.D. from Monash University in Australia. As an active academic for over 20 years, Joanna uses her scholarly training to investigate spirituality and sexuality topics, writing for academic publications on spiritual travel, plus has had her short stories and essays published in various media and prestigious anthologies, including Best Australian Stories, the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, She Rises.  Dr. Kujawa is on the editorial board of the International Journal of Goddess Studies.

Guest Category: History, Paranormal, Physics & Metaphysics, Psychology, Self Help, Sex, Spiritual, Theory & Conspiracy, Travel & Leisure
Guest Occupation: Retired NYPD Detective and speaker author on burnout, compassion fatigue and vicarious trauma
Guest Biography:

Jason M. Palamara is a U.S. Navy Veteran having served in US “Operation Noble Anvil” [NATO “Operation Allied Force”] aboard the USS Theodore Roosevelt. He is a retired New York City Police Department Cold Case Homicide Detective with twenty- years of experience in forensic and criminal investigations. Jason has served as a peer support counselor with the NYPD and currently serves as a volunteer crisis intervention counselor with the Long Island Crisis Center. He is also a John C. Maxwell certified life coach, teacher, speaker and trainer. Jason is also founder and life coach of First Responder Coaching and is the director of Veteran & First Responder Engagement for Forge VFR. His mission is to connect with and serve his fellow First Responder and Veteran communities ensuring the care they need is always available to them. Jason is currently writing a book on police wellness and resilience with Barbara Rubel.

Barbara Rubel, BS, MA, BCETS, DAAETS, is a leading authority and award-winning author on burnout, secondary traumatic stress, compassion fatigue and vicarious trauma. As a nationally recognized keynote speaker and trainer, she motivates law enforcement officers and victim service providers to focus on wellness and resilience. She was featured in an Emmy award winning documentary. She is the author of, But I Didn’t Say Goodbye: Helping Families After a Suicide (3rd ed.). (2020), the 30-hr. CE course for Nurses, Loss, Grief, and Bereavement (4th ed.), and the CE course, COVID-19 Loss, Grief, and Bereavement (2020). Her website is

Guest Category: Education, Health & Lifestyle, Psychology, Emotional Health and Freedom, Mental Health, Personal Development, Self Help, Spiritual
Guest Biography:

Mark Barrington (Republican Party) ran for election to the U.S. House to represent Colorado's 7th Congressional District. He lost in the general election on November 6, 2018.

Growing a company requires understanding sales forecasts, meeting payroll, hiring, and having passion for what you do. This sums up what Mark Barrington will do for a company!

Specialties: Understands PC and Apple versions of Microsoft Office, generate power points, customer relationships, phone skills, managerial skills, and train staff members


Guest Category: News, Politics & Government
Guest Occupation: Holistic and Integrative Medical Doctor
Guest Biography:

Dr. Thomas Hemingway MD is a holistic and integrative Medical Doctor whom lives and shares his personal and professional philosophy of PREVENTION over PRESCRIPTION and is passionate about sharing the message of Natural Health and Healing through Powerful Practices  which are simple, doable AND can be LIFE SAVING. 

He has the goal of saving 100 million lives by optimizing health and wellness through natural means. 

His upcoming book, “PREVENTABLE!  5 Powerful Practices to Avoid Disease and Build Unshakeable Health” describes the foundational principles of creating solid lifelong health.    

He also loves sharing this message in his top rated health podcast “Modern Medicine Movement” where he is known for distilling down the latest medical knowledge and science into easily digestible and actionable steps which can change our lives in the present AND the future. 

He is also a husband, and proud father to 6 wonderful humans with whom he enjoys spending time in the outdoors surfing, snowboarding, skiing, hiking, skateboarding, mountaineering and playing tennis.

Dr. Thomas Hemingway’s LINKS and upcoming book, “PREVENTABLE,  5 Powerful Practices to Avoid Disease and Build UNSHAKEABLE Health.” Due out August 2022

Guest Category: Health & Lifestyle, Kids & Family, Medicine, Self Help, Variety
Guest Occupation: Medium
Guest Biography:

Natalie is a Medium from Edinburgh, Scotland who grew up in a household of some very gifted Mediums. Her grandmother, who was an excellent Medium, told her these "gifts" do usually run in the family! Either that, or there's something in the water in Scotland!

Natalie saw Spirit from a young age and began to train in mediumship meditation circles as a teenager. She began giving readings very soon thereafter, but like any teenager she tried to push it aside to pursue other things and have a "normal" life.

Natalie's travels led her to Los Angeles, California where she worked for many years in the entertainment field. During this time, Natalie joined a wonderful mediumship circle in a small Spiritual center in Hollywood, and from there, the call started to get very LOUD. She found herself giving more and more readings than ever and in meditation one day, her Guides told her it "was time to build the center to help heal humanity". 

She was guided to Sarasota with her husband Matthew, and together they built The Higher Realm which focuses on the upliftment and enlightenment of the human race.

They have Mediumship services every Wednesday evening and Sunday afternoon, and Natalie gives one-on-one readings during the week and her husband Matthew does Rune Readings. Natalie is also a trans-medium, where she channels certain people from the other side through her. Most recently, Mary Magdalene has been with them at The Higher Realm bringing beautiful messages to their congregation. 

The Higher Realm is a place of Light and Love and everyone is welcome. 

ABC Morning Show interview & reading


Guest Category: Entertainment, Paranormal
Guest Occupation: Scholar of Extremism and Radicalization, Author
Guest Biography:

Dr. Cynthia Miller-Idriss directs the Polarization and Extremism Research & Innovation Lab in the Center for University Excellence at the American University. Dr. Miller-Idriss is also a professor in the School of Public Affairs and in the School of Education. She has testified before the US Congress and regularly briefs policy, security, education and intelligence agencies in the US, the United Nations and other countries on trends in domestic violent extremism and strategies for prevention and disengagement.

Dr. Miller-Idriss is an award-winning author of the book, "HATE IN THE HOMELAND: The New Global Far Right."

Guest Category: History, Kids & Family, News, Politics & Government, Society and Culture, Variety
Guest Occupation: Using tools grounded in positive psychology, personality science, neuroscience and quantum science, I help people raise their frequency and vibration + self-love.
Guest Biography:

How To Be Liberated from Suffering to become a Vibe Raiser?  My guest is Rev. Joya Sosnowski who is a metaphysician & sonic synthesis practitioner, devoted to expanding consciousness & the Higher Self. Having overcome severe trauma herself, she employs extensive trainings in mindfulness, healing with sound & voice, metaphysics, and spiritual psychology to assist people in releasing all forms of traumas and reconnect with their True Soul Self. In addition to her sound healing practice, Joya hosts singing circles, a spiritual study group on Sunday Mornings, and the Vibe Raiser Event, where people come together to raise the vibration of the collective consciousness through chant & dance. Her first book, Practical Spirituality: 15 Practices to Bring Heaven to Earth is due out this fall. 

Guest Category: Arts, Business, Health & Lifestyle, Music, Paranormal, Physics & Metaphysics, Psychology, Self Help, Spiritual
Guest Occupation: First Due Firefighter at NY Telephone Fire and Deputy Assistant Chief of the FDNY Fire Academy
Guest Biography:

Dan Noonan, who was first due on 3 Truck to this deadly fire, has been a tireless advocate for awareness of occupational cancer and toxic exposure in the fire service, in particular the cancers and deaths sustained by many of the 699 FDNY members who fought this fire.

He is a featured Speaker at FDIC, Firehouse World and Firehouse Expo. Dan is an Awareness Ambassador for the New York Cancer Resource Alliance - First Responder, "Get Checked Now!" Program, and Campaigner for F.A.C.E. S (Firefighters Against Cancer and Exposures.)

Frank Leeb is a Deputy Assistant Chief in the Fire Department of New York and is the Acting Chief of Training. Frank has been a member of the FDNY since 1992, and holds a bachelor's degree in Fire Service Administration and a Master’s in Security Studies.

To honor the sacrifices made by these firefighters, Chief Frank LEEB has overseen FDNY’s plan to host a special ceremony, courtesy of the Fire Bell Club, and to install commemorative plaques at the Telephone Company building and at the FDNY Fire Academy.


Guest Category: Health & Lifestyle, News, Mental Health
Guest Occupation: Executive Functional Health & Life Coach, Speaker & Educator.
Guest Biography:

Sergio is a dynamic and engaging speaker that immediately connects with his audience using vulnerability, story, and an experiential model of presenting. He inspires people to live a healthier, happier, more productive and fulfilling life in any environment. Your employees and your company both gain inspiration, action items and value... it's truly a Win-Win.


Sergio's Experiential Workshops take learning to the next level. Tap in to both Personal and Professional development in the areas of Physical and Emotional Health, Self-Care, Productivity, Resilience, Leadership, and Emotional Intelligence with Sergio's half-day, full-day, or 2-day Workshops, which are customized to your team's needs and goals. 


Learning new skills takes implementation, feedback, and adjustments in order to reach the highest levels of success, whether it's with health, leadership, communications, or emotional intelligence. Align your leadership and team to your company's goals, vision, and mission with coaching and consulting.

Guest Category: Health & Lifestyle, Kids & Family, Self Help, Variety
Guest Occupation: Foot and Ankle Orthopedic and Podiatry
Guest Biography:

The Lower Extremity Amputation Prevention (LEAP) Alliance, a Nevada-based not-for-profit organization has announced it has successfully obtained a CMS-Medicare determination that confirms podiatric physicians will be reimbursed for the eligible services they provide when they participate in Medicare Connected Care, a CMS public education campaign to raise awareness of the benefits of its chronic care management (CCM) program. CCM services are generally non-face-to-face services provided to Medicare beneficiaries who have chronic conditions expected to last at least 12 months, or until the death of the patient. 

According to Lawrence Rubin, DPM, director of the LEAP Alliance, this determination enables the LEAP Alliance to begin forming a nationwide network of solo and small group practice podiatrists who will integrate their services with the services of collaborating primary care and specialty physicians. Together they will provide comprehensive preventive care and treatment of diabetic peripheral neuropathy (DPN) and peripheral artery disease (PAD). Dr. Rubin says the podiatry network goal is, "to have at least one podiatrist in a Medicare Connected Care provider team that helps save limbs and lives in every community in the country."

Guest Category: Health & Lifestyle, Kids & Family, Self Help, Variety
Guest Occupation: Award winning producer, singer songwriter, composer and sound engineer
Guest Biography:


Chris Birkett is a multi-talented, award winning producer, singer/songwriter, composer and sound engineer. His music collaborations with A-list international artists like Sinead O’ConnorAlison MoyetDexys Midnight RunnersTalking HeadsThe PoguesBob GeldofQuincy JonesMel Brooks and Steve Earle have sold over 100 million records and earned four Canadian Junos, a Grammy, a Polaris Music Prize and three international AMPEX Golden Reel Awards for excellence in the music business.

Chris is no stranger to Canadian music, having co-produced five award winning albums for the legendary Buffy Sainte-Marie, including her comeback album “Coincidence and Likely Stories” (1992) and the Juno winning “Running for the Drum” (2009).

His career began as a guitarist, playing in London clubs before touring with Memphis artists Rufus ThomasAnn Peebles and King Floyd. At 23, Chris was performing with the pop group Love Affair, whose song “Everlasting Love” ruled the UK charts. The following year, he joined the band Omaha Sheriff who had just signed a major recording deal with Tony Visconti, manager of Good Earth Records and producer for David Bowie and the Moody Blues.

With Visconti as a mentor, Chris expanded his career to include producing, engineering and mixing many UK and international hits including Sinead O’Connor’s #1 song “Nothing Compares 2 U”. His London studio was a beehive of activity that was rated #2 in the world on Billboard’s top studio charts.

At the same time, Chris’ own single “Where Do We Go From Here?” was picked by Ed Bicknell (Dire Straits’ manager) to play alongside U2Peter Gabriel, Bob MarleyTears for Fears and Queen on Polygram’s “One Voice One Love” album.

In 1993, Chris left the UK for France and built a recording studio inside his chateau near Bordeaux. There he produced albums with the Buena Vista Social Club and other world-class musicians, including Etran Finatawa, whose debut album was nominated for a 2006 BBC Radio best world music award. He then moved his studio to Paris, where he released his second album, “Freedom” and received growing acclaim for his work with world musicians like Algerian sensation Ali Amran.

In 2012, Chris moved to Canada, opened a recording studio in Toronto and finished work on his third album “Be Creative” featuring performances from many talented Canadian artists including Glen Milchem (Blue Rodeo) and Rick Emmett (Triumph). Now a Canadian citizen, Chris’ credits include co-producer of Buffy Sainte-Marie’s Polaris and Juno award winning album “Power in the Blood” (2016) and the recent Juno winner, Medicine Songs (2017), both for True North Records. In 2019 he released 11:11, his fourth album under the band name The Free Spirits.

Chris is currently creating new recordings for a range of talented Canadian and European musicians and is immersed in his own upcoming albums: Songs from the Kauai Hotel Room and a collection of fun-loving songs with his new collective, The Happy Campers. In February 2021, he released the single Precious Love for his documentary filmmaker wife Joan Prowse.

Among his many Precious Loves Chris enjoys performing his original music live at musical venues, clubs and online events.

Guest Category: Performing Arts, Entertainment, Music
Guest Occupation: Civil Engineer, Environmental Engineer
Guest Biography:


Peshang Hama Karim is a motivated young man from the high mountains of Kurdistan, in Northern Iraq. His undergraduate degree in Civil Engineering has brought him knowledge and insights about civilizing a nation; particularly meaningful given his birthplace in a troubled region dear to his heart called Halabja. His love of land and its loss of cherished lives there lends him a special sensitivity to adversity and community and the desire to sustainably improve not only his homeland but lands worldwide.

Obtaining his Masters in Environmental Engineering in Warsaw, Peshang has a vision of a greener, safer, gentler world and bringing his sense of responsibility both environmentally and environMentally to the global home and future generations. He carries a personal quote dear to his heart; “I dream to raise social consciousness wherever I am and however I can. From presenting at seminars and media outlets to signing protocols with Authorities in my homeland, I will continue to do this and more because my mission is to save Humanity. To achieve this would be my greatest triumph. And to strive for this triumph would be my greatest achievement.”

Co-Founding and managing environmental organization “Jingedosty” (aka “Eco Friends”) allowed his homeland to enter a new era of social awareness regarding environmental issues. Jingedosty’s many national and international activities led him to participate in several important world-wide events such as the UN Youth Climate Summit and CAP 21 among others. Recently he was selected to participate in & represent the voice of youth in Iraq at the UN’s Climate Conference for Youth in Glasgow (COY16) during the COP26.

Launching his PhD. studies in Environmental Sciences in Warsaw provided Peshang an ideal opportunity to dive into an ocean of knowledge and experience many new scientific achievements in Poland, which he eventually intends to apply in his home country.

His many published articles about Climate Change and meetings with significant Influencers in his native country lend further meaning to his distinction as one of Al Gore’s Climate Reality Leaders. Peshang’s love of cultures, communication, and cross-collaboration is a hallmark of his invaluable leadership voice.

Guest Category: Design, Beauty, Business, Health & Lifestyle, Science, Society and Culture, Technology